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55TH STREET, N.E. over WATTS BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+38.89493, -76.92168
38°53'42" N, 76°55'18" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:55TH STREET, N.E. over WATTS BRANCH
Structure number:0196
Location:55TH ST OVER WATTS BR
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Total length:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Year reconstructed:2015
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,000 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:98.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500098.5
February 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500096.5
October 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500095.5
August 2011FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory500095.5
August 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory500077.4
June 2007FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory500076.4
June 2005FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory500076.4
June 2003FairFairSatisfactoryGood500076.4
June 2001FairFairGoodGood500076.4
September 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodGood500077.4
September 1997GoodGoodGoodGood500077.4
October 1995GoodGoodGoodGood500080.4
April 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory500080.5
October 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory500080.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.49529420100
Deck
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.1,5841,584000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,1221,122000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.96781620
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.9690600
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach3030000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6666000